Shahriar Nafees is a left handed batsman who plays for Bangladesh cricket team. The other teams he has played for are Dhaka Warriors, Barisal Division, Bangladesh Under-23s and Bangladesh Under-19s.
On 21st June 2005, a One day International was played between England and Bangladesh at Nottingham and this was the debut match of Nafees. In this match, he took 1 catch and scored 10 runs in 28 deliveries while batting at the No. 2 spot. England won this match by 168 runs. Nafees debuted in Test cricket on 12th September 2005 at Colombo against Sri Lanka. In the 1st innings, he batted at the No. 2 position and scored 3 runs in 10 deliveries. In the 2nd innings, while batting at the same spot he scored 13 runs in 24 deliveries. Sri Lanka won this match by an innings and 96 runs.
In the 15 Test matches that he has played, Nafees has hit 1 century, 4 half centuries, 117 boundaries and 1 sixer. Overall, he has amassed 810 runs at a batting average of 27 and strike rate of 54.03. 138 has been his highest score and he has taken 11 catches. Nafees has appeared in 60 One day Internationals and in these has scored 1857 runs with an unbeaten 123 as his highest score. He has 7 sixers, 232 boundaries, 10 fifties and 4 hundreds against his name. His strike rate has been 69.68 and batting average 33.76. He has taken 11 catches.